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cause. i am proud to say northern california is home to the largest burmese population in the nation. we are not competitive around here. san francisco has been a leader in promoting burma and supporting aung san suu kyi. buddhism and its non-violent tradition has been a source of strength for that democracy movement in burma. aung san suu kyi has seen her supporters beaten, tortured and killed. she has never responded with hatred and violence. she has asked only for peaceful dialogue and progress toward democracy. she has always believed the need for democracy for all the people of burma was more important than her personal needs. she made great personal sacrifices in terms of her own family as dianne feinstein pointed out. one admirer described her as a sole pilgrim, one who makes her life a vehicle for an awakening to deeper and greater truth. aung san suu kyi walks in the steps of her beloved father and the giants of history. for her personal sacrifice, her inner strength, her love of burma and its people and for being an example of strength and courage to world, today we are proud t
straightforward, which is the money and with the power has shifted from los angeles to northern california at least in part inside the democratic party. there is a list of barack obama's largest floating through week ago. he ran through you receive for first time for technology executives then there were studio executives and some executives. their interests are not always aligned. this phase of her piracy laws to this year for the first in silicon valley one very convincingly. i wonder if you see that powershift affect senior industry. other than saving you. >> research may have our money than we do. in the short period of time to master great fortune in silicon valley. piracy is of course a major issue and i think we are all in one form or another together looking for a solution to it. but i don't feel affect by. there's a lot of pluses. their search many advantages in the marketing and communication with audience good and bad. i think there's a lot of advantages to that. which sat to find a way to write together. at the moment we are not a competitive business. we have to find a way to
angeles to northern california in the democratic party. the recent list of barack obama floating around. if you read through the teeth the first time for check lg executives said they were studio executives said the executives. their interests are not always aligned. fights over privacy laws that i shared producer for the first time silicon valley one. i guess if you see that powershift effect in your industry? other than saving you a buck. >> they certainly have a lot more money than we do. in the short period of time the massacre fortune in silicon valley. i think piracy is of course the major issue that we are all in one form or another together looking for a solution to it. but i don't feel affect the diet. i think there's a lot of pluses in talking about it. they're certainly advantages in the market in communication with your audience good and bad. but i think there's a lot of advantages to it but have to find a way to over together. we really are not a competitive as this. we have to have a more symbiotic relationship. >> the tension between the people who own the content of the
to cost the taxpayers in northern wisconsin to subsidize california's high had high-speed rail? >> well, the investments across america amount to a little over $10 billion so far. that's federal so far. >> right. >> and obviously, states are putting in their own money. california's doing that. as i said, a high-speed rail in california over the next ten years. >> do you believe -- >> and cost is, currently, $69 billion -- even though you're a young man on your birthday here, you've been around a while. you've seen how this inflationary trend can go. do you have any guess what the real number is? >> i don't. >> it's likely to go up, won't you agree with that? >> well, i'll let that be your -- [laughter] >> okay. having watched how much time often transpires from the beginning to the end of these, i think it's a reasonable expectation. i want to go to a broader or question now -- a broader question now, because i do believe that there's friction that's put in our economy as a result of lack of investment in transportation here in the u.s. i think that's clear. and if we want to be a globa
the residents of its northern territories very well, does not provide protection by indian tribes, and large landowners in california come on board the u.s. and support u.s. troops and troops with horses and munitions, those people lose their land, there are supposedly go rights that are given these people, those local courts are incredibly racist against -- and you see similar things going on, and attitudes towards mexican people, i publish an op-ed piece, looking at the origins of what republicans referred to as the latino immigration problem and if you look at the last election, the republican party looked and said afterward, we change how we talk about immigrants. latinos voted overwhelmingly, a number of house races which were supposed to be tossups going to democrats because latinos in the area voted 75%, there's an ongoing problem. and the areas you're talking about here and were taken from mexico. and a anglos are -- leads, a really good point. >> the observations on the anti-war sentiment, why there seems to be such popularity associated with the filibuster movement. william walker
's government. the fact is that mexico does not treat the residents of the northern territories very well. it is not provide them with protection of indian tribes. and a lot of these people in california actually come on board the u.s. cause and they support u.s. troops and provide horses for the troops and ammunition, and these people all lost their land. because although there are supposedly legal rights that are given to these people, the way that property disputes played out is in local courts. and those are incredibly racist against mexican people. pretty much everyone in california who is mexican and ends up losing their land. you see that basically it is not a happy story in any way. in terms of attitudes towards mexican people, i published an op-ed piece not that long ago, looking at the u.s. mexico origins of what republicans refer to as the latino immigration problem. if you look at what happens, the republican party looks at it and say we really need to change the way we talk about immigrants because it's costing us votes. the fact of the matter is that latinos voted overwhelmi
will report. the clerk: nominations, the judiciary. fernando m. olguin of california to be united states district judge for the central district of california. thomas m. dirk kin oun to be dit judge for the northern district of districtof illinois: the presiding officer: under the previous order, there will be 30 minutes of debate equally divided. the senator from vermont. mr. leahy: originally we had a vote planned for 5:30. if there's no objection, i would ask that the time be divided between now and 5:30 in the normal fashion and the votes be at 5:30. the presiding officer: is there objection? seeing and hearing no objection. mr. leahy: and, mr. president, i ask unanimous consent in behalf of senator inouye that karen carrington and mike hansen, leblg laiflegislative fellows do the committee on appropriations, be granted privileges of the floor during the fiscal year 2013 disaster assistance supplemental. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. leahy: and, mr. president, just so senators will know, it is my understanding the first nominee, fernando olguin of california, will be
on the nomination of john e.dowell for the northern district of oklahoma and jesus g.bernal of california at about 4:30 today. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from utah. mr. hatch: mr. president, some things never change in the united states senate. for more than 200 years, our practice of extended debate has been the single most defining characteristic of the senate. for more than 200 years, extended debate has annoyed the majority and empowered the minority, whoever is in the majority or minority. what has changed, however, is that the majority today threatens not only to change senate rules and practice in order to cripple this tradition and consolidate power but to use unprecedented tactics to do it. i urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to come together and preserve the fundamental integrity of this body, even if we may disagree about some of the political issues. i want to explain to my colleagues why neither the ends nor the means that the majority has been discussing are legitimate. first, there is no debate crisis here on the senate floor, none whatsoe
is mexico does not treat the residents of the northern territories very well. it's not interested in them, does not provide them with interest and a lot of these people, particularly large landowners in california actually come on board the u.s. cause in support u.s. troops. they provide troops with horses and ammunition and those people on disneyland because the fact of the matter is although there are supposed it legal rights that are given to these people, the way that property disputes play out is in local courts because they are incredibly racist against mexican people. pretty much everybody in california is mexican and at the same event could you see similar things going on new mexico. it's not a happy story in any way. in terms of the larger question you ask about, attitudes towards mexican people, i published an op-ed piece not that long ago looking at the u.s.-mexico war as the origins of what is referred to as the latino immigration problem. if you look at what happened in this last election, the republican party said afterwards we need to change the way we talk about immigrants
. she died yesterday evening in a plane crash in northern mexico. jenni was a real american success story. she was born in california to immigrants from mexico. started working at her father's small record label in long beach, california, recorded from there there, made a number of top hits, she was recently in florida to receive a billboard aand performed at the the billboard awards. my mom was a huge fan of hers, also kind of equivalent "the voice" in mexico on the telemunddo network. she was a singer in a genre dominated by males. burr she sung frankly about her struggles to give her children a better life in this country. so her death is a real tragedy at a young age, and i know there are millions of people across the country and around the world mourning her loss today. she is survived by her five children and two grandchildren and our prayers go to her that god may grant her family the peace to deal with this difficult circumstance. mr. president, i come here today on december 10, human rights day, and i wanted to briefly discuss human rights because i would just say that whil
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